Cast your mind back to the turn of the century when technology was going through some growing pains. In amidst of the Millennium Bug scare, Roger Lima purchased a Minidisc player with a built-in microphone and took it with him on tour.
Fast forwarding a few grey hairs and technological revolutions, Roger has taken those sounds and cleaned them up in his home studio – The Moat House, where Less Than Jake’s latest studio album “See The Light” was recorded – resulting in four live sets!
On February 16 2015, to celebrate their upcoming tour across the US, UK and Europe, Less Than Jake will be releasing each recording via high quality digital mp3 in four separate volumes.
The recordings are taken from Glasgow, Scotland (full setlist/order page here and stream here) Houston, TX (full setlist/order page here), Italy (full setlist/order page here) and Antwerp, Belgium (full setlist/order page here).
Commenting upon the recordings Roger Lima said “some of the recordings are directly recorded off the mixing board, others taken using small microphones“.
Vinnie Fiorello added “None of these recordings are doctored in any way. We wanted to be archivists of a moment in time; not surgically reconstruct the recording after the fact”.
Full details of Less Than Jake’s US, UK & European Tour is as follows:
|Feb 10, 2015||St Louis, MO||The Pageant|
|Feb 12, 2015||Boulder, CO||Boulder Theater|
|Feb 13, 2015||Murray, UT||Murray Theater|
|Feb 14, 2015||Las Vegas, NV||Hard Rock Live|
|Feb 15, 2015||Reno, NV||Knitting Factory|
|Feb 16, 2015||Santa Cruz, CA||The Catalyst|
|Feb 17, 2015||San Francisco, CA||Regency Ballroom|
|Feb 18, 2015||Anaheim, CA||The Grove|
|Feb 19, 2015||San Diego, CA||House Of Blues|
|Feb 20, 2015||West Hollywood, CA||House Of Blues|
|Mar 04, 2015||Glasgow, UK||O2 Academy|
|Mar 05, 2015||Birmingham, UK||O2 Academy|
|Mar 06, 2015||Newcastle, UK||O2 Academy|
|Mar 07, 2015||Nottingham, UK||Nottingham Rock City|
|Mar 09, 2015||London, UK||KOKO|
|Mar 10, 2015||London, UK||KOKO|
|Mar 12, 2015||Manchester, Uk||Academy|
|Mar 13, 2015||Bristol, UK||O2 Academy|
|Mar 14, 2015||Leeds, UK||O2 Academy|
|Mar 16, 2015||Paris, FR||La Cigale|
|Mar 17, 2015||Frankfurt, DE||Batschkapp|
|Mar 18, 2015||Munich, DE||Backstage Werk|
|Mar 20, 2015||Berlin, DE||C- Club|
|Mar 21, 2015||Hamburg, DE||Marktalle|
|Mar 22, 2015||Koln, DE||Live Music Hall|
|Mar 24, 2015||Copenhagen, DK||Pumpehuset|
|Mar 25, 2015||Stockholm, SE||Klubben|
|Mar 27, 2015||Helsinki,FI||Nosturi|
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